Building Instrument

It is rare that musicians who work a lot with improvisation and experimental techniques make such a successful bow to a contemporary style. Building Instrument is such a band that manages to create a completely new sound world that goes beyond the "serious" and also "popular" and yet combines both.

The trio has been around for more than ten years, and their music still describes itself as a mixture of freely improvised parts, compositions and arrangements, created in close collaboration between the three. The lyrics are a mixture of Brunvoll's native Norwegian dialect and their own invented words. The result is a constantly entertaining series of subtle and complexly nuanced musical settings - free of tempo constraints, open to spontaneous change, yet danceable.

Building Instrument perfoms with both advanced technology and analog, sometimes unusual sound sources: Instruments such as kora, hardanger fiddle, vibraphone, wind instruments and whistles are among the usual resources, as are vocals, drums and synthesizers, creating a unique, handmade aesthetic.
They create a musical space that feels more analog than digital, more human than machine. A feeling of surreal security that completely envelops the listener:s.
The beautiful animated film, by Dutch video artist Simone Hooymans for the track Rett Ned from Hubro's second album Kem Som Kan Å Leve by Building Instrument, also conveys this aesthetic.

Sat, 16.09.2023
Concert Highlight!

Åsmund Weltzien (synthesizer, laptop), Øyvind Hegg-Lunde (drums, percussion), Mari Kvien Brunvoll (electronics, zither, various instruments)

Jazz, Improvisation, Electronics

jaki Start 20:00 Doors 19:30

18 €/12 € red. Presale Please note: vendors of presale-tickets may charge additional fees. 20 €/14 € red. Box Office nur Kartenzahlung

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